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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Shift quality VIN: 1HGCG3258X
I know we all hate honda automatic transmissions, but I've got a question that maybe someone here can shed light on. We've replaced several honda/acura transmissions with imported units from Japan, and always see the same 2 things afterward. 1st:Speedometer wi...
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2005 Hyundai Tiburon GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHM65D65
With everything set up properly at tdc #1, the camshaft reluctor is no where near switchover and the missing teeth for the crank sensor is no where close. If I set the gap in the tone wheel at the crank position sensor hole, the cam reluctor is not close to sw... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam/crank sensor correlation)
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2006 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L belt VIN: KM8JN72D16
after engine replacement, fired up fine, but has rattle/click type noise that goes away when serp belt removed, have replaced tensioner, idler , with serp belt off engine itself sounds great. any help would be greatly appreciated
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1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L Compressor VIN: JT8JS47E1S
The a/c works fine but sometimes the a/c button in the dash starts to flash and the compressor clutch loses power. I have pulled fault code 43 from the control unit but this code pertains to the air outlet flap. No codes whatsoever for the compressor rpm senso...
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2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHW31U16
Customer complained that the engine was making a loud noise after making a panic/emergency stop and was towed in. Drove the car into the shop and heard what SOUNDED like and engine knock. Had a p0302 stored but could feel no dead miss. Determined the noise was... Trouble codes: P0300, P3190, P3193, C1259, C1310, 00A0F
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JA4LS21HXY
The truck has no power and the timing is locked at 5 degrees. I sent off the pcm to be tested and I was told it passed all the applicable tests. Stall test is 1300 rpms and the transmission is recently rebuilt. With the tps connected or not the responsiveness ...
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2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Pwr. Window VIN: JN8AZ08T37
This Murano has a what appears to be a relatively common condition as I've read posts here on other Nissan models but not so much the Murano. Bring the power window all the way up, it goes right back down. Similar posts and even a TSB on this vehicle (for a di...
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2005 Subaru Forester XS L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L Vent VIN: JF1SG67695
Well this car came in first for a P0456 evap control syst leak detected. We found the fuel tank sending unit gasket leaking so we replaced it. After replacing the gasket system is sealed but now we are getting a P0448 Evap emission control system vent control ...
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1989 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L Surge VIN: JT4VN93G8K
Did a full tune up on this vehicle, including plugs, rotor, wires, cap and fuel filter. Customer brought vehicle in complaining the car was kangarooing. Did the tune up set the timing brought the idle up a tad. Vehicle still does this. It kangaroos from a star...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1SK12E7P
Hi and thanks in advance for helping. Vehicle came in with a idle surge only happens in closed loop operation. When adding propane into engine it seems to smooth out. Fuel pressure tested at pump was 38psi (dont have right items to hook up running). Smoked int...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L electric door motor VIN: 4T3ZF13C32
i got this van in and it had a broken slider door motor assembly. got a used one from auto wrecker. was attempting to adjust the cables per t.s.b. and accidentally pushed in on the 14mm. plastic nut and released the tension on the drum. does anyone know how to...
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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Extended crank time VIN: JTMBK31V48
Customer complaint is extended crank time after sitting all night. Hooked up fuel psi gauge last night before I left work and checked fuel psi, volume, etc. I noticed that the fuel pump only runs when cranking or running and has no prime key on, engine off. Is... Trouble codes: P0230
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1HGCM82694
We told the customer to continue driving the vehicle until the transmission goes out. He has been driving it for over a year with this problem and it still drives good. Customer will bring it back if it gets worse. Thank you for all the good replies.
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2008 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L Cuts out VIN: KMHCM36C08
We talked to the dealer again. The computer in under warranty!
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Emission System VIN: 4A3AE55H71
Thank you to everyone for taking the time to help out. It seemed like a fairly simple system but it was driving us crazy. We took the little restriction orifice out of the hose with the white stripe and the code never returned. Now I'm wondering why didn't i...
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2011 Nissan Maxima S 3.5L Compressor VIN: 1N4AA5AP7B
Customer dint approve Service and said would bring it bk later we recommend the Ambient Sensor!!! thanxx for u all help n tech support!!!
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